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Sun, 18 Oct 2020, 16:33 PM

Top Fuel Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





ENNIS, Texas - Results of round 3 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, 35th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Steve Torrence                        333 Shawn Langdon                
E3   ****WINNER****  0.070  3.720 326.79                     0.050  3.780 318.62
 Prior rounds:
E2                   0.068  3.726 327.51      (L Pruett    ) 0.056  3.825 311.77
E1    (C Ferre     ) 0.072  3.704 328.30      (K Kinsley   ) 0.052  3.742 307.44
 Qualified:             #1  3.662 327.51                        #4  3.727 317.49
Weather conditions: air temperature 90 degrees, relative humidity 50 percent, barometer 29.30 inches, adjusted altitude 3,668 feet, track temperature 109 degrees.

Torrence is 14 - 13 against Langdon in prior events.

Langdon with the starting line advantage, but Torrence had the difference made up by the time they went by the Christmas tree and never trailed from there on for the win. Steve Torrence's MOV: 0.0405 seconds (approximately 19 feet).


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Doug Kalitta                            5 Billy Torrence               
E3                   0.072  4.182 261.27     ****WINNER****  0.100  3.746 326.95
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Ashley    ) 0.063  3.723 328.46      (T Schumacher) 0.071  3.741 326.00
E1    (A Brown     ) 0.060  3.713 328.38      (C Millican  ) 0.075  3.711 324.59
 Qualified:             #7  3.761 313.95                        #9  3.768 327.66
Kalitta is 4 - 3 against Torrence in prior events.

Kalitta with the starting line advantage, but then was up in smoke by 330 feet and couldn't get it to hook up.

Torrence is straight down the groove for the win. He will give up lane choice to his son in the final

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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